[Headline: Bringing tech into the bathroom]
Technology plays a big role in most of our lives, so it’s no surprise that it has started to pop up in bathroom designs, too. Consider how technology can simplify your daily routine. For example, defogging technology can be built into the vanity mirror to allow one person to shower while another is using the mirror. For items like an electric toothbrush or razor, consider installing USB ports inside the medicine cabinet to ensure they are always ready to use.
Technology can bring entertainment into the bathroom as well. If you like to start off the day with some energetic music or unwind in the bath listening to your favorite podcast, Bluetooth technology can add entertainment without sacrificing counter space.
The bathroom plays an important role in your day-to-day life. Find more ideas for bathroom upgrades at www.robern.com.
[Headline: Moving into memory care]
Juliet Holt Klinger, senior director of Alzheimer’s and dementia care at Brookdale Senior Living, says if a loved one is moving into a memory care community you want the new space to be as comfortable and familiar as possible.
"Set up the new apartment as close to the layout at home as possible. For example, put the nightstand on the same side of the bed and decorate the room with familiar items," she suggests.
Holt Klinger also says it's important to consider safety factors as you age. Clutter is a trip hazard for seniors, so keep this in mind as you go through items. It might be time to get rid of throw rugs, exposed cords and end table clutter to make room for a lamp that provides extra light.
[Headline: Easy tips for winter nutrition]
During winter, most people crave their favorite comfort foods. Nutrient-dense ingredients and cooking tricks can help you maintain a healthy routine, according to Nutrition Shipped's dietitian McKel Hill.
Focus on real food
Avoid fast food and artificial ingredients. Stock up on leafy greens, nuts and fruits. Recreate favorite comfort food in a healthy way, like vegan fettuccine Alfredo.
Find the right tools
Good cooking tools get the job done faster. LG’s smart ovens with ProBake Convection ensure even baking, and their large capacity lets you cook several dishes at once.
Plan your meals ahead. You won’t be tempted by takeout if you have ingredients for delicious meals at home.
Prep healthy snacks
Make healthy choices like packable snacks. Prep pre-portioned carrots and hummus or tuna and crackers. The LG InstaView refrigerator’s door-in-door feature allows you to grab prepped items without opening the main door.
[Headline: Custom faucets create personalized bathrooms]
Want your bathroom to better reflect your personality? Both the sink and bath faucet can add style and functionality to the space. KOHLER’s Components line of interchangeable faucet elements offers a wide range of timeless, modern options that allow you to create a personalized faucet configuration tailor-made for any environment and decor. Choose your spout, then handle and finally finish — polished chrome, matte black, titanium and brushed nickel — for an ideal update that suits your design ideals.